Read the article from the Manchester Evening News: Read Article Here
What comments would you make after reading the article? Some points to consider:
- Is Tina Farrell correct? Does she have a valid argument?
- How important is the use of language here?
- What are your thoughts on positive and negative numbers and how they are used?
- Watch the video that demonstrates addition and subtraction of integers using algebra tiles. You can read/copy the notes as well.
- Video: Using algebra tiles to model addition/subtraction of integers
- Optional videos to watch:
- 8.0 Notes: Adding integers
- Visit and complete the ONLINE TEST. You must get more than 35 of the 40 questions correct, so keep doing it until you get the correct number. Then, print out the completed test and bring it to class.